Police and protesters clash near a statue of Christopher Columbus in Grant Park during a protest in support of Black and Indigenous people on July 17, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Columbus Statues In Grant Park, Little Italy Will Be Taken Down, Officials Say

The statue has been the subject of high-profile protests in recent days — including one Friday where police and protesters violently clashed, leaving dozens of people injured.

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Work Begins On Affordable Housing Project Next To Logan Square Blue Line

In lieu of a traditional ground-breaking ceremony, the developer is putting out a series of videos that highlight the significance of the project and the community effort to get it built.

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Wisconsin Is Back On Chicago’s Quarantine List: ‘Think Twice About Going To Wisconsin Right Now’

The order means anyone coming from Wisconsin to Chicago must quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for people commuting for work.